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Aug 22, 2013 2:30pm PDT
to mississippi or texas or whether we have escaped from. this is the only place on earth that we have so we have a special bloogs to maintain a sanctuary for lgbt people. i think this is the moment where the city is recognizing there's a problem and not all gay people are rich and thank you for your support >> thank you. >> good afternoon, commissioners. i'm at lyric. i feel it's important for the commissioners to approve this as a former queer trans youth it's difficult four us i mean the queer and queer variant. when i was in the homeless shelter it was difficult i faced many prejudices. even when shelter say they address accident queer or the transgenders i know they don't. i notice a lot of any sisters from the age of 16 to 24 their subject to a lot of abuse and be it physical or verbal they suffer abuse in general. it's hard to exist in a closed-minded society. you're not seen as the person you are but whatever someone else knows you represent. so many of my sisters are forced out into the street to do prostitution or anyway to make a living. i feel as though we're losing some of the brig
SFGTV2
Aug 22, 2013 10:30pm PDT
on the a dark rainy morning as he found himself biking to his miserable job in mississippi he felt real despair. from recognized he was 47 years old and never had a car and afford for 20 years in prison. sometimes he says it's little things like that that can drag him down into sorrow. he chose to do something that both keep those wasted years fresh in his memory. he helps to educate others in the hopes that his story will spur reform. he's not an educated man. his formal schooling stopped in 6th grade. the katrina criminal justice reform effort. that's the holistic reentry program for offenders. he told anybody with time to spare and inclination to listen. putting a face on an abstract idea, injustice. on this particular afternoon in may 2012, he tells this story to me for a fourth time. he is deeply preoccupied with a judge who denied his case for years. who also heard his murder case in 1976. the month he was released the judge died. greg goes to his house to get his tattered obituary he's read many times. the obituary says nice things. the judge may have been a goodman, greg muses, he might
SFGTV2
Aug 24, 2013 8:00pm PDT
, mississippi john hurt me, sonny terry brown mcgee, i played some blues harmonica. >> did you learn that open tuning style, slide style? >> i have not picked up a slide in a long time, so i do not want to embarrass myself, but yes. it was a lot of folk music, blues and early on. i fell in love with the sound of the steel string guitar. there are a lot of idiomatic thing that it does well. i studied classic guitar a bit, but the steel string, for example, we do something called a hammer on and pull off, which is -- >> you get three note for the price of one. >> you plug the string but you get four notes. i always think of that town at the the prototypical steel string guitar sound. british isles, a caltech music. i learned all the paul simon songs. as i got older -- >> he is a hell of a guitarist. people do not realize. he is not flashy, but if you try to learn his tunes, they are really hard. >> he is a brilliant guitar player. i eventually got interested in jazz, world music, everything. maybe that is one of the reasons. i enjoyed so many kinds of music, i did not have a preference. i did no
ABC
Aug 20, 2013 5:00am EDT
out of gulf port, mississippi. 6 inches of rain leaving some people surrounded waist deep in water. >> it didn't get that heavy during katrina. >> the high waters stranded drivers. nothing like that here. you do say changes are coming? >> yes. >>> we have some dense fog out there, an advisory until 10:00. the areas of fog will start to dissipate around 9:00 this morning. that's going to leave us with lots of sunshine in the forecast. high pressure is going to build in through the day, do its thing. you can see this stationary front. the focal point of the showers, you can see that just off the coast of the carolinas right now. we will continue to stay dry towards tomorrow and that's when the change moves in. seasonal this morning. we should be at 65 degrees for the time of the year. that's what we're getting in glen burnie this morning. 64 mount eerie and 64 northville, mar dell springs at 63 degrees. fortunately we don't need the rain so that's good news that it's not picking up on a lot for today or even tomorrow. then we will start to see changes coming for the end of the week a
CBS
Aug 21, 2013 12:00pm EDT
. murphy, born 1955, january 8. elvis' birthday. born in biloxi, mississippi. no record of a father. spent most of his childhood in foster homes. he was a medic in vietnam. awarded the purple heart. nice. first arrest in '75 when he was caught vandalizing the gates of graceland. now, why would you do that? [tires screeching] i could not make this stuff up if i tried. then he was arrested for attempted murder in '88 and then again for a diamond heist in arizona, where he served 8 years. released march, year of our lord 2000. in 1984, thomas j. murphy filed charges against the estate of elvis presley for not recognizing him as elvis' biological son. right. sure. he was denounced in '85, and he lost the case, along with 75 others claiming to be elvis presley's illegitimate children. the court ordered dna testing done. 73 of the 75 proved to be false outright. [siren] nice day. great day. marshal: now you're not gonna tell me that murphy was one of the inconclusive 2. buddy, take a look at those sideburns. [coins clattering] [ringing] peterson's antique refurbishing. naomi speaking. yes, hi, u
Univision
Aug 19, 2013 5:35am EDT
potion to every flesh on the art that inudes people timothy mississippi when i was in my early 20s i found a beef in the wo but rected it even though i ut believewhat i'dearned are repeed &ater to become unwaveri belief in my own pardoble ekenf i am i will stl support m%nistry of the lord pray for forgiveness i also ll and the succs thank you r your prayers a you a i our prayers as well timothy i th is hebrews 6 versus 45 nutes and six camden knowledge is what y said you did you believe yougot off the ways of the world is notuncommon for somebody in their late teens or early 20s i think in yougg man that'salle rmes omaladjustment or whateverway he came to your sses becamecctable word what u need to do no good yourfather for i know le you have letter asked for forgens received it on or with your feobin texas verymportant to understa are wen the first or second di'á kw for su things we will we did go to heavenf this is the second earth age and i was bad in the fst bo good now on the second then what happs must be confused or misunberstand plea explain or bkys me on the best dvd to wat
CW
Aug 9, 2013 12:00pm CDT
's that for a variety of weather. ? temperatures now at 94 at dallas. 93 attacks in mississippi. look at the cooler air and a pool of ear infections of ontario. quite interesting. a high yesterday. the key here has been extraordinary. that is not uncommon in texas to have long strings of warm weather. this has been persistent heat. for us we are in the sun and watching this field of cumulus clouds. those are the ones that might produce scattered thunderstorms. look at this we have had 2.96 in. of rain since july. the normal is quite a bit more than that. this ranks among the driest 27% all year since july 1st to occur here in 142 years of data. only 64% of average. that is why we have been hearing from folks that it is a little bit dry. rainfall projections but is around half an inch. the amounts never fall evenly. that is assault normal amount of rent. and this summer that has also been a little cooler than average. 6.7 degrees cooler than last summer. only 7¢ a degree below the historic average for summer. it has been a near normal for summer. it seems cool. june july and august have all shown sligh
CW
Aug 16, 2013 9:00pm CDT
of the mississippi. youre starting to quiet down. you're away from the hustle and bustle of the world. and the movement of the river and all that really does settle you down. professional river guide, michael clark, leads the camping expedition. with the setting sun after a hard day of paddling we reach our first destination an uninhabited sand bar known as mosenthein island. hiking into the forest we search for dry ground. heavy rains and the swelling river make it a challenge. but no worries if youre new to this because clark and the 'big muddy adventures' team knows where to go. theres really not a lot of
PBS
Aug 23, 2013 7:00pm EDT
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NBC
Aug 8, 2013 11:00pm EDT
leader trent loath is in the hospital tonight in jackson mississippi. the 71-year-old republican is in fair condition. a former aid says he suffered a ruptured appendix. reports indicate former mayor may have a new girlfriend. the two met at an education conference in 2011 and bonded over their shared passion for education reform. the relationship blossomed into a budding romance around january when he formally announced his separation from his wife. >> a tiger recently gave birth to twin tiger cubs at the national zoo. they haven't been named and won't be on display until the fall. they were part of a baby boom at the zoo. we are still waiting to hear if the giant panda is pregnant. >> it was a great night out at the county fair. the bureau chief it was mv for tonight's opening ceremony. it runs through sunday august 11. i didn't see a lot of people with umbrellas out there. >> there were a few showers down the road here and in the south articlening on the area. tomorrow you better prepare. there could be rain that affects out door activities. today we had sunshine but you will
NBC
Aug 9, 2013 4:30am EDT
. >> the former senate majority leader trent lott is in a mississippi hospital this morning recovering from surgery. the republican was admitted to the hospital after suffering a ruptured appendix. he's in fair condition. expected to recover. 71. he's a lawyer, lobbyist and has a home and office in the jackson area. >> some news from the social scene this morning, there is word that former d.c. mayor is dating the widow of steve jobs. the "washington post" report that they met at a education conference in 2011 and bonded and shared their passion for education reform. sources tell the post-the relationship blue cross solid into a, quote, budding romance in january the same time that he and his wife announced their separation. they're honoring prince george. >> they have silver and gold plating and denominations of 25 cents, $5 and $20. the design featured variety of baby-themed engraves. collector kits. prices range from 25 to $250 in canada. >> 4:57, 75 degrees out there. >> still ahead, that man hunt that started in california has now taken a dangerous turn. what police are now saying abou
CBS
Aug 21, 2013 11:00pm EDT
-american. in the crow crowd, jesse jackson and mare onbarry. >> let freedom ring from every hill of mississippi. >>reporter: while images still resonate in the date in august when he gave his speech. anniversary organizers and participants hope it will be a catalyst for advances on the job front and more advances catalyst for advances on the job front and more advances with voting rights -- -- >>>reporter: realized how far we have come as a nation from segregated buses, lunch counters from the 50s and 60s, you have only to talk to people who were not alive or only toddlers when king marched in washington. >> alot of racism, blacks weren't allowed with the whites and they barely could do anything. >> it's important to me because dr. martin luther king was like a mentor to me, coming up in school and i like him, i have a dream that some day we all could come together -fplgt/ we are not all the way there, but we are on our way. >>reporter: this week's events include a march on saturday that retraces the 196 3 march for jobs and freedom. there will be a march on the day of the actual anniversary
CBS
Aug 22, 2013 4:30am EDT
-american. in the crowd jesse jackson and mayoron berry.ry. >> let freedom ring from mississippi from every mountainside. >> while images resonate fromm that day in august when dr. king gave his iconic smeech organizers and participants wila hoping it will be a catalyst for more advances on the job front, immigration reform, more advances with voting rights. >> we can't improve our voting laws. >> we have to get the changes on capitol hill. it's time for that to end, ladies and gentlemen.en. i ask you to join with me in that fight! [cheers and applause]laus >> realizing how far we've come as a nation from the segregated buses, lunch counters and schools from the 50s and 60s you have only to talk about -- >> it was a lot of racism. blacks weren't allowed with the whites. they barely could do anything.tn >> it's important to me because martin luther king was like a mentor to me like coming up in school and i like -- like him ii have a dream that some day we all can come together evenve though we're not all the way there but on our way. >> that was fox 5 karen grayra houston reporting. this week's events i
CSPAN
Aug 28, 2013 10:00am EDT
they were going to do some things that they previously would never have done. in texas and mississippi, north carolina and florida, groups are already devising creative ways to make it difficult for minorities, each of us, to vote. in texas, they have already done it. this assault on freedom should be taken as seriously as you have taken anything. any changes to our voting process should be enacted to make voices heard. just simply being able to vote. i have asked the senate judiciary committee to examine these dangerous voting suppression efforts and discuss steps the senate can make to preserve the right of every senatorto cast a ballot. leahy is doing that. [applause] on the day the civil rights act was signed into law, president lyndon johnson warned the struggle for equality was not nearly over. here is what he said. "those who founded our country knew that freedom would be secure only if each generation fought." now our generation of americans have been called on to the search of justice. he is sure right. those words are written -- are a reminder to a new generation that freedom
CNN
Aug 16, 2013 2:00am PDT
and mississippi. notice toward the mid-atlantic, the moisture and chance for showers, nothing like the south. either way, the clouds are moving in. heavy rain toward texas. still raining in the southeast. we are talking about the combination bringing eight inches of rain that have been soaked. >> the rain is really stuck there in the southeast. >> this unbelievable amount of rain. this summer, we have seen way over, 10 to 15 inches over. >> how many inches of rain have they seen? >> every place is different but some ten to 15. >> thank you. >>> kind of good news/bad news. it's a deal for the believers convinced we are not alone on the universe. do you believe this? >> yeah. >> the cia is officially acknowledging the existence of super secret area 51. the documents include a map of the location in the nevada desert. would you go, berman? >> mm-hmm. >> you would? >> mm-hmm. >> they said it's a testing sight for surveillance during the cold war. >> you believe that? >> i do. >> if they are not doing the alien autopsies there, where are they doing them? they are doing them somewhere? >> yeah. i'
CNN
Aug 25, 2013 8:00am PDT
and particularly the right to vote to people of color in mississippi. i hadn't -- i didn't know him well but i had covered him on a fairly regular basis. and when he was assassinated in an especially cowardly and despicable way, i was tipped to the shooting and we were the first people covering it, news people at the scene. so i knew medgar and had met his family before. i had met his brother at the airport and we formed a bond which lasts to this day, i'm happy to say. i've always had a bond with medgar's family partly because i know firsthand, i bore witness to how heroic his efforts were to bring freedom and justice in the darkest corners of mississippi at a bad time. by the way, it's little noted nor very often remembered that the march on washington for which dr. king rightly became so famous was originally designed to be primarily a march in memory of medgar evers and what had happened to medgar evers. that got lost in the shuffle of the day as it developed and has been lost in the history and reporting since that time. >> well, dan rather, you have provided so much detail and illumination a
CNN
Aug 28, 2013 10:00am PDT
of brotherhood. i have a dream that one day even the state of mississippi, a state sweltering with the heat of injustice, sweltering with the heat of oppression, will be transformed into an oasis of freedom and justice. i have a dream that my four little children will one day live in a nation where they will not be judged by the color of their skin, but by the content of their character. i have a dream today. i have a dream that one day the -- down in alabama, with its vicious racists, with its governor have his lips dripping with the words of interposition and nullification, one day down in alabama little black boys and black girls will be able to join hands with little white boys and white girls as sisters and brothers. i have a dream today. i have a dream that one day every valley shall be exalted, every hill and mountain shall be made low, the rough places will be made plain, and the crooked places will be made straight, and the glory of the lord shall be revealed and all flesh shall see it together. this is our hope. this is the faith that i go back to the south with. with this faith w
CSPAN
Aug 17, 2013 11:45pm EDT
kinds of other stuff happening in the summer. the great mississippi flood. the biggest natural disaster in american history. and you had al capone beginning -- the beginning of the end of al capone, and the end of prohibition. the information that it was coming to an end. you had the -- building mt. rushmoore, and coolidge announced he did not run for re-election. for reasons that are still slightly mystifying. henry ford had a madid -- a madid to build a city. so this book came not just looking at these two figures, baby ruth and lindbergh but looking at everything that was happening. it was kind of frenetic amount of activity, a great deal hoff changed the world, changed the way we perceived popular entertainment and so on. so it was constance general shall and always interesting and lively. >> host: any reason all these events happened in the summer of 1927? >> guest: they just happened in the summer of 1927. that is what kind of interesting about it. sometimes these things just happen and all of these happened then. by and large there wasn't any particular reason. they weren't there
CSPAN
Aug 13, 2013 6:00am EDT
to challenge them. quick examples, in 2001, a small town in mississippi tried to for theocal elections first time ever county leaders attempted to resurrect voting procedures nearly identical but hearty -- nearly identical to those that have arden found to violate the voting rights act. legislator texas quietly amended the eligibility -- eligibility requirements. noted they would disqualify and number of incumbent hispanic supervisors and there was a significant disparity in ownership rates between whites and minorities. future cases like these will end very differently. citizens will be disenfranchised. victimized by the law instead of served by it. that progress, historical progress toward a more perfect union will go backwards instead of forward. what can we do and why am i talking to you, the members of the house of delegates about what can happen and what you can do? i think we need an approach that moves on multiple fronts at once. stepped-up enforcement by the department of justice, and new legislation from congress and grassroots actions by citizens of lawyers across the country. fir
CSPAN
Aug 18, 2013 8:00pm EDT
be in mississippi or anywhere else. -- trent would like people to think he would rather be in mississippi or anywhere else. he's in a position to do very well here. in that clip we showed jim van i -- >> the executive director of "politico." >> you quote him. he is contemptuous of washington's it used to be better reflects. -- reflex. what is he saying there? are we old-timers worthless? jim is putting forth the view that the age at which the 20 boys on the bus are setting the agenda in their one story they write or file a day are over. of the missions of "politico" is to democratize the conversation. 100,000 people can read mike allen every day. everyone can blog about it. what jim was saying is that there is this wild west. there is this notion that the conversation has been broken open. disparaging, as especially of the body types of my forbearers in the journalism world. he was probably just trying to draw a sharp contest -- contrast. >> is there such a group, middle-age, left of center, overweight men who decided how the way all of us see politics and governance. you can. -- >> -- ca
CSPAN
Aug 25, 2013 12:00am EDT
father and sister said we cannot rest and be satisfied as long as black folk in mississippi could not vote. and those in new york believed that they had nothing for which to vote. today the united states supreme court, having recently eviscerating the voting rights act and with numerous states clamoring to legislatively codify voting suppression measures, not only must we not be satisfied but we must fight back boldly. too many of our unknown heroes and sheroes fought, bled and died for us to have the precious rights of vote. for us to now sit back and timidly allow our franchise to be taken away or diminished, we must not rest until the congress of the united states restores the voting rights act protections discarded by a supreme court blind to the blatant tests of the black folks. paramount to martin luther king jr.'s fervent dream was the commitment that african americans gain full economic opportunity and not be confined to basic mobility forward from a smaller ghetto to a larger one. today, with 12% unemployment rates in the african american community and 38% of all children
FOX Business
Aug 19, 2013 11:00pm EDT
? neil: immigration reform. shirley barbara says that this makes good sense. the mississippi governor says it makes good economic sense as well. the governor is here to explain why republicans are embracing something that is flawed, but better than getting nothing done at all. reading what you're trying to do here, it sounded a lot like the position that president obama has. better that than nothing. is that right? >> welcome i don't know the president obama will admit that what we've got is a total failure. the worst thing we can do is nothing. because the current system will just give us more of the same. more legal immigrants. it is the equivalent of amnesty. the senate has passed a big comprehensive bill that i think advances the ball down the field from. but i think it is a long way from perfect. and republicans in the hou have the opportunity to take that as a starting point and give us a really first-rate immigration reform that will get control of the borders seriously. that will surely enforce the people who have visas to come here, that we make sure that ey we when they are
FOX Business
Aug 31, 2013 10:00am EDT
general. i'm from mississippi and my father worked heavily to dissect regate schools in mississippi. my mother didn't have a black high school. my father had to build it. now we have education and equality. but is there a level playing field today? >> as the reverend jesse jackson pointed out today, he said that african americans are less equal -- >> we have the first black president. but unemployment in the black community is on the increase. >> 2.6% black unemployment. versus 6.6% for whites. >> first of all, it's not just a black problem and those indices are for the black community but there are disparities in other communities, also. having said that, i think all of us have to get engaged. it's not just a government problem. one of the key points that president obama mentioned today. everybody has to get involved. when children are born out of wedlock that's not the government. some individuals need to hear what's happening at their churches. men and women need to take responsibility. in all communities. >> he's right, the reverend is right from the standpoint government is suppose
FOX News
Aug 8, 2013 2:00am PDT
. doesn't that sound like east of the mississippi. the jackpot surging to $448 million. hours before that drawing as millions line up hoping they would be the lucky winners. we will have a live report from one of the locations coming up. >>> let's go to a fox news alert. the manhunt for kidnapping of two children. amber alert in states of oregon and washington. this after the suspect's car was believed to have been spotted heading north. anna kooiman is here. she has the latest details on the story. what do we know this morning? >> this is new overnight. oregon state police saying there was a possible sighting of james dimaggio's nissan and another 15 miles away along the same highway in oregon. >> we are trying to get as many people out there looking for that vehicle with that plate and with the suspect and what we hope are two children in that vehicle. >> dimaggio may be headed to canada. the close family friend is accused of murdering the mother of hannah and ethan anderson and setting the house on fire. police found her body inside along with the remains of a child possibly 8-yea
FOX News
Aug 8, 2013 2:00pm PDT
, texas, mississippi, colorado. i don't know, pretty red states. unfriendliest, new jersey, california, michigan. >> liberal, liberal. >> go to mississippi for vacation. >> oakland is a beautiful city that is rotten. it is rotten because of liberal policy. >> i want to agree with my colleague here from wherever he is from. you are right. if you look at just the crime rates i would bet you the crime rates up against you would find a direct correlation. >> and economic freedom. if you look at a person's ability to start a business and sustain. if you go to places like in the top ten you will have that opportunity plus i think the weather is great in sonoma, california. >> the weather is great in is and. unfriendly. >> right to work states. no taxation. >> that's what they stop and think about because they are happier. they don't pay taxes. they don't have to pay union dues. >> can you blame detroit for being unfriendly? >> i wouldn't want there to be a city. >> i wouldn't want to live there. also, albany has the state government of new york. so does sacramento. i think there is something
FOX News
Aug 12, 2013 11:00pm PDT
a burn in mississippi. people are not being hung in mississippi any more. there's racism there, no doubt. there's racism in boston. when you went through those periods, i went through them in boston, i was amazed how much the white community were really outraged in boston. but let's keep in mind the tenor of the times you're born in. these kids today are not born at a time when there's racial tension. >> still, the leader of the senate. >> i understand that. >> president obama noted in his remarks when he made in the white house press briefing room at the end of the trayvon martin trial, or the george zimmerman trial, about the killing of trayvon martin, he said his daughters, sasha and malia don't talk this way. we learn from previous experiences. what i think is concerning is how exacerbated the administration makes these. partly because we pay attention to what they say, we're looking for any signal, we want the president to bring us together and it actually hasn't happened. maybe that's the fault of those who would oppose him on his policies. somehow i don't -- i actually can't get m
FOX News
Aug 24, 2013 10:00am PDT
person and -- i'm from mississippi. and my parents have worked aggressively in the civil rights movement. my father, reverend james, actually integrated schools in in mississippi. we had the chain gangs before my father got involved in criminal is.tice system. it takes a village to raise a child. i'm using a hillary clinton quote. even though we have come a long way from 50 years ago, we have a long way to go. as for role models, parents should be role models. teachers should be role models and schools should be role models for children. not just one person. >> thank you, both for your thoughts on this historic day as we take a look back and forward. now let's switch gears and let's talk as we mentioned in the intro about -- the affordable care act and the problems that seem to continue to plague obama care. so, debbie, what are your thoughts on the latest announcements made by the university of virginia and made by ups and they won't cover spouses and you can get coverage other places and then -- also, delta comment being the cost that they will approve as a result. >> i think people ar
KOFY
Aug 1, 2013 9:00pm PDT
nfl game full-time may one step closer to the field. of josh elliott on the mississippi woman on the grid with the new orleans saints honeing her skills. >> here we good watch out now. >> bold black and white stripe hair tucked under the black hat this official looks look exactly like every other one on the field. >> watch yourself right here 17. a little tight a little tight. >> but 13-year-old sarah thomas married mother of 3 is on the verge of history. >> are you a tom boy. >> i'm the tom boy yes but i'm married with two boys. >> boys to become the first ever full-time female official for the national football league. >> you got to move up on this pass play. push the guard up. >> individually i'm a female a.lot of things that set us apart individually. race. gender. different back ground. but collectively we are out there all for the same goal. >> escape years of officiating grade school high school and college games she was discovered by an nfl scout. >> he called me one day and said i have an official that i think you need look at. i said okay joe. what is his name
MSNBC
Aug 4, 2013 1:00pm PDT
view is former mississippi governor ronnie muss grove of the chair of southern progress fund. a multistate pact that plans to ensure their resources are put towards democrats in the south. thank you for joining me today. >> thank you for having me. >> tell us about the plan you will be announcing tomorrow. >> we have all scent republicans take over the state legislature. and produce an agenda that would make strom thurmond blush. i sit back and think someone will lead the charge against this loonicy. it didn't happen. so we plan it change that. >> if we look at democratic shift, the emerging election torate we saw in 2008 and 2012 seems like it'll play a huge role in opportunities in the south. >> not only that, if you look at the actual numbers, for instance, in arkansas, we would only have to flip two seats in the house for it to go democrat. three in louisiana. four in mississippi. receiven in alabama. if you start looking at those numbers, and you look at the democratic -- demographic shields happening all across the south, i plef it is a great opportunity for us a to bui
MSNBC
Aug 28, 2013 11:00am PDT
in mississippi during the freedom ride. a bus was set on fire in alabama. we were beaten and arrested and jailed, but we helped bring an end to segregation in public transportation. i came back here again in june of 1963 with the big six as the new chairman of the student nonviolent coordinating committee. we met with president kennedy. in 1963, we could not register to vote simply because of the color of our skin. we had to pay a poll tax, pass a so-called literacy test, and count the number of jelly baean in a jar. hundreds of thousands of people were arrested in the south for trying to participate in the democratic process. medgar evers had been killed in mississippi, and that's why we told president kennedy we intended to march on washington to demonstrate the need for equal justice and equal opportunity in america. on august 28th, 1963, the nation's capital was in a state of emergency. thousands of troops surrounded the city. liquor stores were closed. but the march was so orderly, so peaceful. it was filled with dignity and self-respect because we believed in a way of peace, the way of lov
CBS
Aug 8, 2013 6:00am EDT
wife called 911. >> my has has been shot. >> mississippi stretched a mile -- what's your name? >> karla porter. >> do you know the person? >> no. i never seen him before before. he was black and he just came in the side door. i went out and he came in. >> police say her whole story is a lie. she master minded a plan to have her husband murdered. she even enlisted the help of several people, including her sister, brother and nephew to hire hit man walter bishop. >> bishop told police he was promised $9,000 by karla who only asked one question when it was over. >> she asked if he was dead. i said i guess. she okay. >> during a long interrogation with police karla porter broke down. during her tearful confession she claimed her husband mentally and physically abused her. >> i didn't want any of this to happen. i didn't. >> what happened, car karla? >> he was just being really mean. >> reporter: porter was the last of five conspirators to go to trial. the hitman was sentenced to life in prison. i'm mike schuh reporting live in towson. back to you. >> thank you. if porter is co
CW
Aug 19, 2013 12:00pm CDT
battered much of the southeast is again present flash floods and record rainfall. gulfport, mississippi got hit the worst receiving roughly 6 in. of rain. the rising rotor's covered roads, stalled cars and stranded drivers. the airport reportedly received more than 4.5 in. of rain in one hour. the heaviest rain has moved out and more showers are in the forecast. well for that reason for central idaho is now blocking more than 100,000 a.. lightning ignited the beaver creek fire almost two weeks ago. weather has helped firefighters but by last night it was only 5 percent contained. 2200 homes had been evacuated >> prison authorities examining information relating to the death of princess diana and her boyfriend. scotland yard is not saying what the information is, only that officers are assessing the relevance and credibility. the telegraph reports detectives were looking into claims princess diana was murdered by a member of the british military. the couple was killed and a high-speed crash in paris 16 years ago well, what he was chasing them. prince william set down for his first off
CSPAN
Aug 28, 2013 12:00am EDT
on the south. i said, if we do not see meaningful progress, we will march through virginia, through mississippi and several other places. do your a member? >> i remember all that. i was donated to the march on washington committee and my task was distributing john's speech, the original speech to murmurs of the press who were seated down below lincoln, still above on the steps. i passed out these copies of john's speech and pointed out to them, that john would be the only speaker speaking that day who talk about black people instead of negroes or colored people as was the fashion. i thought and we thought that this demonstrated how militant we were and how different we were and better and superior we were from the other civil rights organizations. none of the reporters made any objection. [laughter] >> what did you mean by militant? >> i meant aggressive. nothing harmful or violent. i have always been upset by people who say, they are so militant. they equate it with violence. it is not necessarily equitable with violence. it just means somebody is it aggressively in pursuit of his ideas. we th
CSPAN
Aug 29, 2013 5:00pm EDT
, several other states said we made a big mistake. and mississippi had already done a better job than many and has now mandated its civil rights to be taught in all of the high schools in mississippi to read a great step forward for the state of mississippi which had -- north carolina has become the new mississippi now. so mississippi lost its place. i will let someone else answer the question. that is one of my students. a bright young man. >> i would just say it is the story itself at morehouse college for sure. we are going on line with some things and converging the expertise and the brain power. we have one of our professor. a couple things have happened in the country recently. the monument here in washington was about $120 million. and then the civil rights museum in atlanta. here is morehouse college that built a chapel in 1979 with a statute out front. we say that we need to convert more resources to really undergird this tradition at morehouse and that is what we are going to do. >> my name is jane and i had the honor of working at the brookings institution previously give it my
ABC
Aug 6, 2013 1:40am PDT
right. pull out, everybody. i'll let you watch. >> mississippi. 7 mississippi. fail. >> and in fact, the car flips over. >> oh, my gosh. >> can you believe this? the dash camera catches everything. rolls over on its side. and flips. apparently the translation in korean is great. roll it again. we'll just have some fun. but apparently the driving instructor says "brake, brake, brake!" [ bleep ], what do we do? what do we do? as the car starts turning over on its side. right about here. okay. >> oh, oh, oh. >> he says, what are you doing, don't know which gas pedal you are pressing! i'm going crazy! get out of this car! >> i could have done the translation from what she was doing. you can hear her go oh, oh, oh, oh. >> it sounds the same in any language, the expletive. doesn't it? >> oh, oh, oh. >> failed in seven seconds. worst driver ever! >> and over again. >>> here is a video you are going to want to watch. this one is great. group of young youtubers, true story asa team have posted a video of themselves, they usually -- they're pranksters. this time they changed up the tone. this
CSPAN
Aug 29, 2013 6:00am EDT
for the head start association. our office is located is -- our office is located in jackson, mississippi. i've been with head start since 1980 and am excited to be here today to share some of our concerns about sequestration. >> martha coven, associate director for education and community and labor at the office of management and budget which is part of the executive office of the president. so we on behalf of the present over to the budget for the number of federal agencies including education. the ministry for children and families at hhs where the head start progress. >> i'm the director of policy and planning at the office of head start within the department of health and human services and the start of the early childhood career 20 years ago in head start agency in brooklyn. so i'm really happy to be here today. >> i'm sharon parrott from the center on budget and policy priorities were on the vice president's budget policy and economic opportunity. this is the second go-round for me at the center on budget and just prior to returning in november i worked for secretaries and police at t
CSPAN
Aug 28, 2013 2:00pm EDT
teenager on vacation in mississippi. is it is a new day, but the day isn't over. the struggle for the civil rights for civil rights, social justice, and economic opportunity to man our engagement and our voice. to realize fully our dream we must raise our voices and take action. we must lift our voices to challenge government and our community and neighbors to be better. we must lift our voices for wages that enable families to take care of themselves, for a health care system that erases disparities, for communities and homes without violence, for clean air and water to protect our environment for future generations, and for a just justice system. we must lift our voice for the value of our boat and have our votes counted without interference. as we stand here today, dr. king would know, and john lewis certainly knows, that today is not just a commemoration or celebration. it is a call to action for the work remains undone in the communities that remain unchanged. our foremothers and forefathers 50 years ago closed the books on the last century. well, when the book closes on the 21st centu
CSPAN
Aug 23, 2013 12:00pm EDT
every hill of mississippi and from every mountainside. let freedom ring, and when it happens, when we allow freedom to ring, when we let it ring from every village and from every state and every city we will be able to speed up the day that all of us black men and white men choose power and we will be able to join hands and sing in the old spirit of free at last, free at last. thank god almighty we are free at last. [applause] >> on a sunday morning in september of 1963, for young black girls attended sunday school at the 16th st. storch church. the bible lesson was a love that for dallas. the girl moved to the basement when suddenly an always went through the church like a cannon. the bomb planted near the basement went through the house of worship. they toppled a gruesome discovery. sandia, age 14, carroll robertson, age 14. addy mae colins and denise age 11 all were found dead, their bodies buried atop one another. >> it's great to be visible all through dallas. >> it will only be a matter of minutes before he arrives at the turnpike. >> they got in the newsroom and as perhaps you
CSPAN
Aug 6, 2013 7:00am EDT
understand that we have a lot of partners there joining us. .ost: brookhaven, mississippi republican. i don't like what y'all are doing on this. you are showing pictures and to do all and how kinds of things. i do not think you all should be doing this. stoph y'all would please showing this on tv. terrorists watch tv. i am highly upset. host: go ahead. guest: maybe i can give you can' come for. this is at a 30,000 foot level. there are much more details that go into it than what i can even describe your today. that there is a great deal of security in and around the ports and ports around the country. the federal government is doing a good job. host: all the information is public information? guest: it is. host: at what point does the government come into play? what it is here, who takes over security? host: security is a joint venturer. when it is under water it is mainly coast guard. when it reaches the earth it is port authority and customs. reporting scanning and certain it isners that open it, federally managed. the state portion as to make sure they are secure. republican caller. hi,
CSPAN
Aug 23, 2013 7:00am EDT
? guest: it is certainly a valid point. host: let's try charles from mississippi. republican line. hi, there. caller: my question to the lady would be that i noticed during this family vacation with the president's family was gone to martha's vineyard, they left bo the dog at home, and sent a marine helicopter to bring it back at a cost of over $300,000. i would like to know why that is not talked about more. host: more about the president there. guest: i do not know where the facts are coming from, but i find that intriguing, and if that is true, that is certainly something reuters would want to know about and write about. i have a long record in journalism looking into the -- exactly that kind of thing. i will take that note home with me. host: a couple of callers are mentioning the white house, and twitter, the same thing. we have been talking about rules congress wrote for itself for travel. you have a sense of how the white house works in this area -- how he decides where they are going? is anyone oversee those decisions because we are hearing it from callers? guest: i do not kno
CSPAN
Aug 6, 2013 11:00pm EDT
in this effort. >> host: republican line, brookhaven, mississippi. >> caller: yeah, this is mary. i don't like what y'all are doing on this. you are showing security staff, showing security staff. you are showing pictures and everything. expected tell them how to get badges and all kinds of things. i don't think john should be doing this. i wish you would please, please telling this on tv. terrorist watch tv. i'm highly upset. >> host: abcaeight. all right. >> guest: maybe i can give you a little bit of comfort. where i have done today is the 30,000-foot level. much, much more detail that goes into it than what i can't even describe today. rest assured that there is a great deal of security in and around the port and ports around the country. the federal government is doing a good job. it does need funding to continue that effort. >> host: of the information you told us i assume is public information. >> guest: it is. >> host: the role of the coast guard and security. at what point did they come into play? and then once the ship is here, who takes over security at that point? >> guest: securit
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